Author | Laura Tenner, MD

Articles

In Search of Value in Cancer Care: What Resources Are Available to Practicing Oncologists?

October 15, 2015

One of the more difficult topics to discuss concerning the ethics of healthcare is distributive justice-the fair distribution of benefits, risks, and costs.

Colorectal Cancer and Molecular Targeted Agents: Progress-With Caveats

February 15, 2014

Progress in the area of targeted therapies for colorectal cancer has come slowly and with some difficulty.

Ethical Challenges in Oncology, Explored Through a Series of Vignettes

February 15, 2013

In this article, we have chosen to focus on three ethical challenges that we believe practicing oncologists might commonly encounter with their patients. The ethical dilemmas are presented in a case-based approach in the hope of better joining the ethical theory to clinical practice.

Genetic Testing in Cancer: Ethical Issues

May 15, 2012

In 2002, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) established the Cancer Prevention Committee (CAPC), which was formed in the hope of ensuring the integration of cancer prevention into oncology practice and research.[1]